Corporate Greed Behind Push for H-1B Visas as Multinational Corps Fire Americans, Hire Immigrants

Massive layoffs are being spearheaded by the multi-billion dollar Southern California Edison utilities company, which is terminating scores of American IT workers and replacing them with immigrant IT workers, from a slew of foreign counties, who are willing to work for far less compensation. These immigrants are in the U.S. on an H-1B visa program.

“We don’t need foreign workers. We have plenty of Americans who are fully capable and equipped to carry out these jobs. It’s an absolute issue of corporate greed; nothing more nothing less,” former Edison employee and Marine Pat Lavin told Breitbart News in an exclusive interview late last week.

Lavin is a stalwart Democrat who serves as a business manager and financial secretary for the the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local #47. “Edison are master liars,” Lavin cautioned, quipping that he “caught them telling the truth last week and they tried to lie their way out of it.”

Lavin spoke with Breitbart News as one of the California Edison workers laid off in the scandal that Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) and Senate Judiciary Committee chairman Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) have hammered the company for. Grassley called the layoffs “heartless” and Issa argued that this appears to be an abuse of the program.

America is facing a surplus of STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) workers who are unemployed or have been laid off from work due to companies, like SoCal Edison, that have been outsourcing American jobs to immigrants. According to an article from Robert Charette in IEEE Spectrum, the so-called “STEM Crisis”—where tech leaders like Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, who claim they need to import cheap foreign labor—is a “myth.” (Read more from “Union Official Says ‘Corporate Greed’ Behind Push for H-1B Visas” HERE)

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  • Kent2012

    and more of the same when kenyan boyo and the democrapos use his “pen and phone” to trash more capitalism and load the American taxpayer and companies with outrageous welfare programs like the kenyan boy Unaffordable Healthcare Destruction Act…..oh I forgot the first part in the title of the communist’s latest success….”Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act”……what does it protect the patient from.?? getting a policy ? by definition that would prevent you from getting to see the doctor too….unless you pay for it yourself…of course the communists in Britain thought of that and made it “illegal” to pay the doctor out of pocket….these clowns need to be eliminated…

  • AHP1081

    What is the bottom line for the unions? It is how much money and benefits they can get. The unions are basically a corporation (corporate greed) whose product is labor. The union boss’ are rich and donated millions to obama and the demokrats. Meanwhile, the union members make more than minimum wage.
    Corporate greed does exist but the unions are no exception to that accusation.